ITALY EASTER 2011

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They say; ‘A change is as good as a rest’ – well indeed it is beneath a bright Italian sky… Two weeks spent adding the …

AMERICAN PANCAKES WITH MAPLE SYRUP AND BACON: PANCAKE DAY

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So I thought to help celebrate Shrove Tuesday, I’d put up  a pancake recipe. Ingredients:  175g/6oz plain flour 25g/1oz golden caster sugar 1 tsp baking …

SLOW COOKED BEEF IN RED WINE & NEW POND AVOIDANCE BY TREE TRIMMING

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  So, plans where (apparently) set this weekend to start on the new pond. Instead we went for full on Tree pruning instead. Chris seemed …

EXTENDED GARDENING PLANS

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OK, Chris needed more clarity such as measurements. So I’ve updated the plan.

GARDENING PLAN FOR THIS WEEKEND

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I think my gardening instructions are pretty informative. Quality information graphics. We have a weekend gardening plan.

BUILDING A BRETON BATHROOM

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Sunday morning and we start on room number 1 construction. Soon to be a bathroom. The sparks soon start flying as we have to grind …

LOOKING FORWARD TO A BRITTANY WEEKEND

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I’m off to Brittany for the weekend soon. Looking forward to a luxurious weekend of pampering as we will be celebrating our 20th anniversary. The …

DRIVING DAY OUT

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As it’s a beautiful February day, thought we would take the MG out for her monthly run. Top down, hats on, lift off!

SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE WORK

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Would much sooner be heading towards Cannes (or Nice) I’m not bothered really… than sitting here at my Mac on a cold wet, windy and …

FEBRUARY 2011 BRITTANY!

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Now counting the days down… to starting work!  But with  just now 2 weeks to go! Always a bit of a gamble Feb – with the …

NEW YORK 2 VIRGINIA

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New York. What can I really say about it that hasn’t been said. I kinda knew I would love it, but not as much as …

BEACH LIFE

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Santa Cruz Road Trip.. This our most spectacular find of a beach!

CAMPS BAY CAPE TOWN

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Our Adventures in South Africa… even though it was a few years ago now, I still have vivid memories of our time in Cape Town …

WASHINGTON DC

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DC quickly became one of our favourite Cities. Fortunately we love Galleries and Museums so we where in our element. Will get round to post …

BANGKOK

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The afternoon monsoon has just finished and…

DC EXPLORING

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After walk around DC

PARIS IN THE SPRING

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Discovered this amazing Restaurant called ‘Restaurant’. Marvellous! (with French accent).

LOCAL FRENCH VILLAGES

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On our way to the Loire for the weekend

STUMBLING TOWARDS TIME SQUARE

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Night time photography around Mid and Down Town. Will be adding a slide show of night photo’s here very soon

BARGAIN HUNTING

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Only ended up buying 2 pairs of sunglasses. A little bit to Primark.